Florida Schools Offering MSN – Nurse Practitioner Programs

To become an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in Florida you must have graduated from a MSN Nurse Practitioner program or a Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program. The programs offered here are fully accredited by the CCNE and/or the Florida Board of Nursing. Graduates of these programs are eligible for certification exams as well as licensure as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners. Read more about ARNP requirements.

You’ll find various areas of specialization offered at different schools including family, adult, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, anesthesiology, neonatal, educator, women’s health and others. Some programs are offered online and others are solely campus based to fit students’ needs.

Pursuing an advanced education in nursing such as an MSN – Nurse Practitioner track opens up multiple career advancement opportunities in a Florida health care industry that is one of the fastest growing in the country. Nurse practitoners in Florida earn on average $35 to $40 an hour depending on location, experience and other factors. Job growth for ARNPs in Florida is projected to increase over the next decade as the population ages, requiring more complex medical attention and a shortage of health care providers impacts the state.

Featured Florida Nurse Practitioner Programs

Maryville University

Maryville University – St. Louis offers two CCNE accredited online MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs: Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.

Programs Offered Online: MSN – (Family Nurse Practitioner -FNP, Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner – AGNP)

Spring Arbor University

The Spring Arbor University MSN programs are in the accreditation process with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and are accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The MSN – Nurse Practitioner program is designed to prepare graduates to sit for National certification as an Adult and/or Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Request information about these MSN programs today.

Programs Offered: Online MSN – (Concentrations: MSN/MBA, MSN/Education, MSN/Nurse Practitioner)

Frontier Nursing University – Distance Education

The Frontier Nursing University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools. They offer online MSN Programs with post masters certificates in the following areas: Certified Nurse Midwifery (accredited by ACME), Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner (accredited by the NLNAC). FSMFN also offers an online DNP program accredited by the AACN.

Programs Offered: Online ADN – MSN (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery) , Online MSN – (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery), DNP (Online)

Graceland University – School of Nursing

The RN-BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN programs are CCNE and NLNAC accredited. RN to BSN and RN to BSN/MSN program Practicums can be completed in the student’s community.

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN – (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator), Post-Graduate Certificate (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Education), Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP (Online)

Regis University – Loretto Height School of Nursing

The Regis University School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to MS in Nursing (Tracks: Leadership in Health Care Systems – Management or Education), Online DNP – (Tracks: Advanced Practice Nursing, Advanced Leadership in Health Care)

Schools Offering Nurse Practitioner Programs in Florida

Barry University College of Health Sciences – Division of Nursing

School Branding

The BSN program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Barry University accepts applications year-round, click below to request information and program materials.

Programs Offered: BSN, LPN-to-BSN, RN-to-BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN/BSN-to-MSN, Part-Time MSN – (Tracks: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator), Accelerated RN to MSN, RN to MSN Bridge (RN with baccalaureate in another field to MSN), Post-Master’s Certificate (Tracks: Acute Care NP, Family NP, Nursing Administration), PhD in Nursing

Barry University College of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Admissions,
11300 N.E. Second Avenue,
Miami Shores,
FL 33161-6695

University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies

School Branding

The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs. The nurse-midwifery program is accredited by the American College of Nursing-Midwives.

Programs Offered: BSN, Second Degree BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, MSN – (Tracks: Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Midwifery, Acute Care NP, Adult NP, Family NP, Blended Role Psychiatric/Mental Health Specialist, Women’s Health NP), PhD Nursing, Graduate Certificates: Education or Research

University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies,
P.O. Box 248153,
Coral Gables, FL 33124

University of Florida – College of Nursing

UF Programs

University of Miami – School of Nursing and Health Studies

UM Programs

Florida State University – School of Nursing

FSU Programs

Florida Gulf Coast University – College of Health Professions

FGCU Programs

Barry University – School of Nursing

Barry University Programs

University of North Florida – Brooks College of Health

UNF Programs

University of Central Florida – College of Nursing

UCF Programs

Florida International University – Nursing and Health Sciences

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